Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome

Elizabeth Minchilli has  been eating her way through Italy since she was 12 years old. After living here as a child with her parents, she moved back in 1988, and has been exploring Italy - it’s culture and especially the its cuisine - ever since. She's the author of seven books, and has written for over 40 magazines .

Elizabeth followed changes in publishing by moving from print to digital with ease.  She reports on all things delicious and beautiful on her popular blog Elizabeth MInchilli in Rome. She has written a series of  best selling apps: Eat Italy,  which steer people to the best places to eat, shop and drink in each city. Elizabeth also leads delicious and fun Food Tours, Cooking Classes and Day Trips. 

cherries + berries

If you’re anywhere near social media these days then your feed is probably as full of cherries as mine is. They are everywhere: in farmer’s markets, in desserts, in your fruit basket. ‘Tis the season ....more

da cianci piola caffe {torino}

The evening I had planned to eat...more

making mozzarella {video}

In my last newsletter* I mentioned that this year I was going to try to visit more people making food. I’m not talking about cooking. But visiting the artisans who are actually making the products that I use on a daily basis ....more

savini truffles {florence}

Over the last few months I’ve spent a lot of time in Florence. Partly because, well, Florence, right? But I’ve also been working, as usual ....more

banco vino alimenti {torino}

When one of my favorite restaurants in Torino, Consorzio, decided to open a new, more casual place, I was pretty sure I was going to like it. What I didn’t realize is how much I would love it. The new place, Banco Vino Alimenti, is around the corner, still in the quadrilatero neighborhood ....more

zucchini carbonara {rachel roddy book + video}

You know that moment when you meet someone new? And they ask you where you are from and you say “Chicago/New York/ Atlanta…..” or where ever? And then they say “Oh, I have a friend in “Chicago/ New York/ Atlanta….” and expect you to know them? ...more

where to eat in monti, rome {2016}

It’s been an awfully long time since I wrote a...more

la tisanaria di santa maria novella {florence}

One of my favorite things to do in Florence is to stop by Santa Maria Novella. I’m not talking about the church (although that is very beautiful) but Officina Profuma Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, which is right around the corner. This ancient pharmacy was founded by the monks of Sant Maria Novella and is......more

pork chops + sage + tomatoes {video}

In the last few years I’ve found myself trending towards a simpler way of eating. This is definitely the case when I’m choosing a restaurant. I just can’t seem to get that excited anymore about fancy, long meals ....more